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Kelly, Alan

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Intoxicating Liquor (Breweries and Distilleries) Bill 2016: Report Stage (Continued)

I will speak to amendment No. 2. I thank the Minister for his support for the Bill. I also thank the Members who have supported it, especially those who have tabled amendments. Many of the amend...More Button

I agree with the majority of what Deputy Wallace said. Deputy Clare Daly's amendments and mine are very similar. I drafted the Bill and worked with the Minister's staff, who I compliment and th...More Button

I encourage the Minister to adopt the amendments. To be honest, in the spirit of all the rest of the amendments, I think this is the crucial amendment. I have no issue with the time of 7 p.m. ...More Button

This is a fledgling industry. It is potentially a great industry. It is located in the four corners of Ireland, in rural areas, towns and cities. There is great culture and heritage involved. ...More Button

Breweries will not always be in the space where they can have tours, for example, if they are in mass production, which is the case at certain times of the week when they front-load production be...More Button

This is the critical amendment which the House must consider and I hope the Minister will support it. It is the one issue I believe needed further consideration and on which the industry reverte...More Button

  The Dáil adjourned at 11.30 p.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 5 July 2018.More Button